South Boston Speedway News
Short track racing excitement returns to America’s Hometown Track Saturday, March 23
Mar 21, 2013 - updated Mar 21st, 2013 9:39pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
SouthBoston, VA --
The 2013 campaign at South Boston
Speedway will enter its second week of exciting NASCAR Whelen All American
Series racing action on Saturday, March 23.
America’s Hometown Track will host the NASCAR Whelen
Late Model 150 racing program on Saturday, March 23. The four-race program will
get underway at 2 p.m.
Highlighting the special afternoon of racing will be
a 150-lap shootout for the competitors in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late
Model Stock Car Division.
In twin 100-lap events on Saturday, March 9, two
different drivers found their way to Victory Lane, and 20 of the region’s top
NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division drivers were on hand to
battle for the checkered flag.
Defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series national
champion Lee Pulliam won the opening 100-lap Late Model Stock Car event on March
9, which featured three former national champions in the top
Multi-time national champion Philip Morris was the
runner-up in the opening 100-lap event, and former national titleholder Peyton
Sellers rolled to a fifth-place run.
Others in the top five included C.E. Falk in second
place and Bobby McCarty in the fourth position.
Falk won the second 100-lap Late Model Stock Car race
on March 9 and was followed in the top five by Pulliam in second, Austin Thaxton
in third, McCarty in fourth, and Dennis Holdren in fifth.
Also featured as part of the four-race program on
March 23 will be events for the Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure
Stock Division and the Modified Division.
Danny Willis, Jr. was the winner among the 17
competitors in the season-opening Limited Sportsman Division event. Joey
Throckmorton was second, while Garrett Bunch was third, Daniel Moss fourth, and
Mark Simpson fifth.
Joe Allred, III was the winner of the season-opening
Budweiser Pure Stock Division event, while Randy Hupp motored to a runner-up
finish. Eric Crews, Stuart Crews and Austin Milam rounded out the top five in
the season opener.
The March 23 event will mark the first of the season
at the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval for the Modified
Pit gates will open Saturday, March 23 at 8 a.m. and
practice for all divisions will be held from 10:30 a.m. until
Grandstand gates will open Saturday, March 23 at noon
and a mandatory drivers’ meeting is scheduled to start at 12:15
Qualifying time trials to set the starting grids for
the day of racing will roll off at 12:45 p.m.
Admission will be $10 for adults and children six and
under will be admitted free with a paid adult.
For more information visit the track's website or
phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 1-877-440-1540.